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IWSC Heralds William Grant's Busy Year

You just know the IWSC awards are one of the most prestigious events in the drinks annual calender, not because it is held in the medieval G...

Preview - TFWA World Exhibition 2013

Ahead of this year's Tax Free World Association World Exhibition, which returns to Cannes next week, Joe Bates considers the travel retail l...

Single Grain Scotch: Opportunity or Plaything?

There was an element of fanfare last week when William Grant & Sons unveiled what it claimed is “a break with whisky conventions”. The launc...

ISC Trophy Winners 2013 II

Last week, the International Spirits Challenge announced the full list of gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the...

Latest Interviews

The Wehring Interview - William Grant & Sons 27 Jan 2011

Olly Wehring

Every month, managing editor Olly Wehring turns his spotlight into the eyes of a senior drinks executive. First up in 2011 is the CEO of William Grant & Sons, Stella David.

The just-drinks Interview - Chivas Brothers' CEO 1 Jul 2010

Olly Wehring

While our paths have crossed on an almost monthly basis over the last six years, just-drinks has never interviewed the chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit, Christian Porta. So, when Olly Wehring was invited to the official opening of The Glenlivet's distillery extension last month, he took the opportunity to finally pin Porta down for a chat on all things Chivas.

Latest News

William Grant releases Glenfiddich online 'films' 24 Apr 2015

Olly Wehring

William Grant & Sons has commissioned two online 'films' for its Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Former William Grant exec joins Quintessential 15 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

UK-based Quintessential Brands has appointed a former William Grant & Sons marketing head to boost its global marketing team.

William Grant unveils bespoke Glenfiddich website 19 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has launched a bespoke online whisky store that matches previously unreleased Glenfiddich stock with consumers' taste profiles.

Product Launch - UK:Glenfiddich Spirit of a Nation 14 Nov 2013

James Wilmore

William Grant & Sons has launched a limited-edition, 29-year-old Glenfiddich to mark its sponsorship of a charity expedition to the South Pole involving injured ex-military personnel.

William Grant & Sons unveils Glenfiddich gift pack 5 Nov 2013

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has launched three of its Glenfiddich Age of Discovery expressions in a gift pack exclusive to Travel Retail.

Latest blogs

Scotch whisky firms learn the value of leftovers 9 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

Experimentation has long been a watchword in the Scotch whisky industry. It is what has given consumers the huge range of ageing options, from refill hogsheads to virgin oak to Sherry butts.

Company research

First Drinks Brands Ltd in Alcoholic Drinks (United Kingdom)

First Drinks Brands Ltd in Alcoholic Drinks (United Kingdom)

First Drinks Brands aims to maintain its position as the fastest growing drinks distributor in the UK. The company has a portfolio that encompasses more spirits than any other domestic competitor, inc...

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The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – William Grants & Sons

The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – William Grants & Sons

Analyses of the leading companies in the alcohol industry...

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